Viewers can expect Special Agent Aaron “Hotch” Hotchner (Thomas Gibson) and the rest of his Behavioral Analysis Unit to delve deep into the psyche of nefarious serial killers when a crime spree has been committed on tonight’s episode of Criminal Minds entitled “Children of the Dark.”

Craving for more Criminal Minds?  Read on for a teaser of tonight’s episode.

In the third episode of season 3, the elite team of profilers travels to a Denver suburb when a series of brutal home invasions escalate to murder.  The BAU hunts down for a serial killer that randomly slays entire families out of rage but as they explore the case further, they open their minds to the possibility that there may be two people operating together in the murder spree.

Heading the team is Special Agent Aaron “Hotch” Hotchner (Gibson), the skilled leader who is an expert at gaining people’s trust and unlocking their secrets.  He is joined by Emily Prentiss (Paget Brewster), Derek Morgan (Shemar Moore), Dr. Spencer Reid (Matthew Gray Gubler), Jennifer “JJ” Jareau (AJ Cook), and Penelope Garcia (Kirsten Vangsness), each bringing his or her own area of expertise to the table as they pinpoint predators’ motivations and identify their emotional triggers in the attempt to stop them.

In addition to the cast, this episode will feature guest stars like William Lee Scott as Gary and Francis Capra as Ervin.  Scott is best known for his work on The Steve Harvey Show where he played a dim-witted student named Stanley “Bullethead” Kuznocki.  His other credits include Gone in 60 seconds, Pearl Harbor, October Sky and The Butterfly Effect.

As for Capra, he is known for playing Eli “Weevil” Navarro on the critically acclaimed series, Veronica Mars. He has also worked in A Bronx Tale, Kazaam and A Simple Wish.

Catch a new episode of Criminal Minds every Wednesday at 9pm ET/PT on CBS.

-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist

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Kris De Leon

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